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The Ninth Legislative District is among the largest in our state, covering all or part of six counties in eastern and southeastern Washington. Its many attractive features include some of the finest agricultural land in the United States, an outstanding public university and an inviting, primarily rural lifestyle. I am honored to represent the Ninth District at our Capitol for a 23rd consecutive year.

I am committed to providing Ninth District residents with accessible, responsible representation, and making sure the generations which follow ours – like our two children and three grandchildren – have opportunities to prosper which are at least equal to what we have enjoyed. That means working for fiscal stability, through sustainable budgeting and reasonable taxation, and sensible policies.

My particular interests as a lawmaker are, not surprisingly, agriculture and our state budget.

Again, thanks for visiting. If you have any questions or concerns about the issues facing our state, please contact me via e-mail, the toll free legislative hotline at 1-800-562-6000 or my Olympia office at (360) 786-7620.

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Schoesler encourages public to attend an agriculture fair
Schoesler encourages public to attend an agriculture fair
As summer enters its final month, fair season is fast approaching in many communities on both sides of the Cascades. Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, encourages the public to support Washington’s agricultural community by attending one or more fairs in the coming weeks. Schoesler, a fifth-generation wheat farmer whose...
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Seattle lawsuit part of strategy to force income tax on state, McKenna says Seattle lawsuit part of strategy to force income tax on state, McKenna says
Democratic legislators ask Court of Appeals to overrule Washington voters OLYMPIA – When majority Democrats in the state Legislature decided this wasn’t the year to push a new income tax, it didn’t mean the fight was over. The battleground just moved from the Legislature to the courts. The state Court...
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9th District legislators secure support in new capital budget for local projects
9th District legislators secure support in new capital budget for local projects
The 9th Legislative District team of Sen. Mark Schoesler and Reps. Mary Dye and Joe Schmick applauded today’s passage of a new two-year state capital (construction) budget that includes funding for dozens of projects in the district. The $4.9 billion capital budget funds the construction and maintenance of state buildings,...
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Schoesler pleased SR-26 passing lane project funded in final transportation budget
Schoesler pleased SR-26 passing lane project funded in final transportation budget
Washington State University students and other members of “Cougar Nation” will be among those benefiting from a passing-lane project for State Route 26 that is accelerated in the new two-year state transportation budget passed by the Senate today, said 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville. The 2019-21 transportation budget provides...
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